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puy

(pwiː)
n
(Geological Science) a small volcanic cone
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Highlights include a tour of Clermont-Ferrand, where you'll stay on the first night, and seeing the Chaine des Puys volcanoes and thermal springs at Mont-Dore.
The poem makes two contrasts: firstly between moving freely about the puys and then being carried along willy-nilly, confined in a vehicle, secondly between the imposing nature of the diligence, with its four cart-horses, and the triviality of the conversation inside it.
Canadians would form the force for the frontal attack on Dieppe and would also go in at gaps in the cliffs at Pourville four kilometres to the west, and at Puys to the east.
From the late Middle Ages onwards, Singschulen (singing schools) and puys marials (Marian literary confraternities) developed in the German and the northern French territories, respectively.
where the volcanic terrain boasts curious wooded puys and charming Romanesque churches?
If you want to swim at low tide you will find sand at the western end of the beach or at Pourville (to the west) and Puys (to the east).
ans diran que volen anar en romeria a alcuns sants o santes, e puys auran tractat que facen lur peccat en lo cami, e axi sots semblanca de be a ffer, elles fan mals e peccats.
First at Puys, where the Royal Regiment of Canada and three platoons of the Black Watch were mistakenly landed in broad daylight, sheer cliffs overlook their small landing area, itself blocked by a 12-foot seawall that, on that tragic day, was completely covered by machine-gun nests.
Premiere poesie francaise de la Renaissance: Autour des Puys poetiques normands.
So it proved with Fred trying to get his hands on Betty's hot-pot recipe after the Rovers' regulars decided Geena's Toulouse sausage with puy lentils was, well, taking the puys.
On the flanks, the Royal Regiment of Canada and the Black Watch would land at Puys and hook inland, while the South Saskatchewans and Cameron Highlanders took Pourville and moved on to Arques-la-Bataille where the local German headquarters was believed to be located.
The third part, clearly the most revealing of the mentalite of the city, province, and country, presents and analyzes the poetry of the puys and its imagery according to topics rather than authors.